Episodes
How important is birth order in your child's developing personality? Should you risk another child disrupting your family dynamic?
Published 06/12/21
How important is breastfeeding for your child's future health? New research into the role of breastfeeding for preventing disease in later life is proving how incredible breast milk can be.
Published 06/05/21
The survival of tiny premature babies could be considered a miracle, of love, faith and modern medicine. But the emotional toll can be enormous for families who find themselves suddenly in a club they never expected to join. This week we meet some of the people behind the Miracle Babies Foundation.
Published 05/29/21
Ever since the birth of the world's first IVF baby there have been concerns about what health outcomes might be different for these scientifically conceived humans. Do IVF babies have health problems their free range cohort do not?
Published 05/22/21
Every woman knows about the biological clock but do men? We take a look at male infertility, the role of age and sperm health and how IVF technology is trying to help.
Published 05/15/21
Babies have a natural bias to sweet food and food marketers want to take advantage! How do you solve the puzzle, beat the labels and figure out what you're actually feeding your child.
Published 05/08/21
Babies born before term can have a very rough introduction to life without the complication of tiny organs being put under pressure before their due date. New research from the Hudson Institute is trying to find a solution to a problem suffered by premature babies known as necrotising enterocolitis (NEC).
Published 05/01/21
Is it possible to negotiate a good divorce without the help of lawyers? What should you be trying to achieve in a custody dispute? Straight talking advice from a lawyer who has seen too many Family Court disasters this week on Babytalk.
Published 04/24/21
What is it really like to start breastfeeding? What should you know that you don't? How do you stop blaming yourself and understand some useful information that might help?
Published 04/17/21
How the team behind Red Nose Day is turning their attention to preventing the heartbreak of stilllbirth
Published 04/10/21
Is it possible for your baby to share your dinner? This week on Babytalk we take a look at some recipes that use the latest research into allergies to provide some guidance to introducing solids to your baby in a way the whole family will enjoy.
Published 04/03/21
Is it possible for your baby to share your dinner? This week on Babytalk we take a look at some recipes that use the latest research into allergies to provide some guidance to introducing solids to your baby in a way the whole family will enjoy.
Published 04/03/21
Australian children and babies suffer from some of the highest rates of allergy in the world. What's being done to reduce that early onset of allergic reactions?
Published 03/27/21
Australian children and babies suffer from some of the highest rates of allergy in the world. What's being done to reduce that early onset of allergic reactions?
Published 03/27/21
Does Australia's maternity system need to change? Intervention and caesarean rates are three times the figure proposed by the World Health Organisation and reported birth trauma on the rise what needs to improve for women to get the birth they deserve?
Published 03/20/21
Does Australia's maternity system need to change? Intervention and caesarean rates are three times the figure proposed by the World Health Organisation and reported birth trauma on the rise what needs to improve for women to get the birth they deserve?
Published 03/20/21
Are you ready to embrace the new movement 'Half-arsed Parenting'? Might you possibly achieve more by doing less??
Published 03/13/21
Are you ready to embrace the new movement 'Half-arsed Parenting'? Might you possibly achieve more by doing less??
Published 03/13/21
Your newborn baby would have been given a newborn hearing screening test. But how can you tell if their hearing is developing normally?
Published 03/06/21
Your newborn baby would have been given a newborn hearing screening test. But how can you tell if their hearing is developing normally?
Published 03/06/21
We know lots of mums spend time on line searching for parenting advice but what about dads? Good practical advice for men can be hard to find, this week on Babytalk a project for dads sponsored by the Movember fundraiser.
Published 02/27/21
We know lots of mums spend time on line searching for parenting advice but what about dads? Good practical advice for men can be hard to find, this week on Babytalk a project for dads sponsored by the Movember fundraiser.
Published 02/27/21
Should you expect tantrums from every toddler or is it an avoidable behaviour?
Published 02/20/21
Should you expect tantrums from every toddler or is it an avoidable behaviour?
Published 02/20/21
Please don't tell frazzled new parents this but children with sleep problems can be much more difficult to deal with than babies.
Published 02/13/21